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You might be interested in the book The Lost Words.

As children moved to towns and cites and away from the countryside their language changed. This caused children's dictionaries to drop some words and add others.

The Lost Words documents some of these changes.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lost-Words-Robert-Macfarlane/dp/024...

(I haven't got it yet, I keep meaning to buy it and never getting around to it).




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